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Student Intention Forms for 2020-2021 - Only for those families NOT returning.
We need your help in projecting our total enrollment for next school year. For families NOT returning to Langley HS in the fall of 2020-21, please complete and return the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” form by May 15, 2020.
A typed parent/guardian name on the Parent Signature line is acceptable. Student ID Number may be left blank. Save the completed form, attach it to an email and send at MJGratz@fcps.edu.
Access the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” on the FCPS public website:
Last Saturday, the Saxon Stage would have been wowing the Langley community with the closing performance of its spring production, Guys and Dolls.
To mark the evening, the cast, crew and musicians gathered instead on Google Meet for a singalong of a few hits from the show and to share their memories.
Ms. Karasek, Theatre Director of the Saxon Stage, surprised the group with a video tribute prepared of footage and photos taken during rehearsals before March. Take a look, and you’ll get a glimpse of all the work that goes into stage productions and what a great show it would have been!
Great news! T he deadline to order your Shire yearbook is extended to Jun 1 . Given the school closure, students will appreciate this important memento even more. Click here to order and use Langley's school code 4159 . Act fast, as only 275 copies remain!
AP Testing Reminders
As many students prepare for AP Testing at home, it is important to take time this week to ensure they are ready for this year's exams. The 2020 AP Testing schedule begins on Monday, May 11. Please take a moment to review the important information below shared by College Board and FCPS:
Langley Library has put together a guide for supplemental reading and virtual resources for you to explore while you are at home. You can find the link for the guide here (https://langleyhs-fcps.libguides.com/c.php?g=1023738) as well as on the Langley website under the Library tab or the Library Blackboard page under Announcements. We are also available to help anyone in the Langley community with reading suggestions. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Just remember to Keep Calm and Read On!
Social worker and psychologist: Langley’s social worker Catherine Kennedy and psychologist Anna Davis recently created a Google classroom where Saxons can access stress management resources . They’ve posted activities and several links. Students can assess the classroom from their FCPS Gmail accounts here , and using code buh6s76 . Students also can set up individual appointments with either staff member from their FCPS Gmail using this link .
Parents can set up phone appointments as well, either for themselves or their student, using this FCPS form . The parent consultations are intended to help parents support their student's emotional well-being, and the student consultations are intended to help students having a hard time with anxiety, mood, behavior, or peer or family interactions. (In an emergency, please call 911 or access mental health support online ).
Parents and students also can email Ms. Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org and Ms. Kennedy at email@example.com .
Governor’s School Recognition
Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the Summer Residential Governor’s School Program:
School for Humanities
School for Mathematics, Science and Technology
School for Agriculture
Visual and Performing Arts
Cole (Nicholas) Sitilides
Due to COVID-19, many of the programs are cancelled, and others are operating at reduced capacity and/or operating online. Students who were “invited” will be able to list this distinction on their college applications, and students should have been informed of the operating status of their individual program directly from the state.
Virginia Boys & Girl States Recognition:
Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the Virginia Boys & Girls State 2020 Program:
Boys State Selections:
Alexander (Misha) Somogyi
Girls State Selections:
Tianyi (Isabella) Wu
Due to COVID-19, both programs have been cancelled. The students who were selected will be able to list this distinction on their college applications, and students should have been informed of the operating status of their individual program directly from the state.
National History Day
Two Langley projects earned victories at the Virginia state contest. Their successes are the culmination of a year of hard work, dedicated research, and true historical thinking.
- STATE CHAMPION! First Place!
Parker Hoang – The ENIAC Six: How Six Women Programmers Shattered Technological Barriers and the Glass Ceiling. Parker is advancing to the actual National History Day national finals and will be representing Langley High School in the individual website category. The virtual contest is June 14-20 this year. Wish Parker well, he has a real chance of cutting down the nets.
- Third Place!
Isabel Mathew, Lauren Sung, and Amelia Kim -- “Vaccinating the World: The Effect of Edward Jenner's Smallpox Vaccine.” Isabel, Lauren, and Amelia also won the Virginia Museum of History and Culture Medical History Prize. Most impressive.
Last March (before March 13) 49 Langley students took the 2020 National Latin Exam. They were joined by 150,000 other students from all 50 states, DC and around the globe. The following students earned medals and certificates. Their medals and certificates will be delivered at a date to be announced by the National Junior Classical League in the near future. Congratulations to all.
Latin AP Poetry: 7/7 scored - Silver Medals: Maxima Cum Laude
Alex Bae, Rachel Huang, Olivia Lin, Lailah Mozaffar, William Novak, Leonardo Ruzzante, Emily Wu
Latin 3: 19/19 scored - Gold Medals: Summa cum laude
Lucy Chen, Melanie Chuh, Matthew Chung, Sam Clyne, Boden Gentile, Maya Hall, Mary Muir, Kathleen O’Donvan, Eshna Parth, Connor Perkins, Liz Polley, Alisha Qian, Matthew Raddatz, Noori Samdani, Riker Wilson, Matthew Xue, Abigail Xu, Jonathan Yan, Austin Zhang.
Latin 2: 21/21 scored - Gold Medals: Summa cum laude
Lina Al-Atrash, Cami Hiek, Michael Kuligowski, Andrea Mok, Sebastian Moller-Rivera, Teddy Spaner, Lily Spiller, Michael Thomas, Benji Zhang-Li
Latin 2: Silver medals: Maxima cum laude
Nityanand Ahuja, Jimmie Fitzmaurice, Michael Gasparis, Kamran Ghiassy, Alice Nguyen, Sophia Perkins, Carolyn Pirnat, John Rieling, Alexis So, Sarah Waits, Sara-Bailey Zeiller
Latin 2: Magna cum laude Certificate
Latin 1: 1 /2 scored - Silver Medal Maxima cum laude
Looking Forward to Sunnier Days We're planning to landscape Langley's main courtyard as soon as logistically possible. Just how gorgeous and green it will be depends upon how many donations are made. To help, donate a leaf to the Langley Legacy Tree, the beautiful wall sculpture that is “growing” in the Langley Lobby. Another 40+ leaves and several birds were added to the tree right before the school closed.
Leaves make wonderful graduation gifts! About 100 of our seniors/soon-to-be grads already have a leaf inscribed in their honor. Leaves are also a great way to pay tribute to teachers, family and friends. Giving levels are copper leaf ($50), silver leaf ($100), gold leaf ($200), and acorn or bird ($500). With a $1,000+ donation, your family's name is included on the Courtyard Benefactor Plaque, which will be installed next to the Tree.
Click on ptsalangley.org to donate your tree leaves/acorns/birds.
Questions or suggestions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
MySchoolBucks Meal Account
The information below can be found on the FCPS website and will aid you in requesting a refund from your child’s MySchoolBucks meal account.
6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101 | Phone: 703-2872700
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